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Newtown and Lozells is a mile north of Birmingham City Centre. We are a diverse multi-cultural area and our membership reflects the vibrant, international nature of the area. We offer a warm welcome to all as we believe all are one in Christ. We also have halls and rooms for hire and. Our main Sunday services are at 10.30 am (St George’s) and 10.45 am (St Paul and St Silas). Enjoy your visit to our website and may the Lord bless you.

Jesus says, “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you are also to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” John 13:34-35

Remembering and working for peace

Many thanks to the Rev. Canon Ian Harper, who led our Remembrance Sunday service here at St. George's. Rev. Ian told us about the founding of the "Toc H" movement at the height of the First World War. Two Anglican priests set up a rest house and chapel near the frontline which helped soldiers reach out across races, faiths and classes. After more than one hundred years, the movement continues today to build bridges across these boundaries. 

This example from the First World War reminds us that our remembering of those who died in war is more than a passive act. It should be an active commemoration which changes our lives here in 2017. In the same way, peace is not just the absence of war, but something which must be actively built, as Jesus commanded us to do.  

God is in Charge

Many thanks to Rev. Ivor from St. John's and St. Peter's, who joined us to preach and celebrate on Sunday. Rev. Ivor continued in our series on the question of Jesus' identity and authority, looking at his conversations with the religious authorities in Jerusalem. In this reading (Matthew 22: 16-22) we see Jesus answering a tricky question: what is our relationship to the governing authorities on earth? 

Rev. Ivor reminded us that although there are governments on earth, and in some ways they are in charge, God has sovereignty and power over them. Even in the case of the powerful Roman Empire of Jesus' time, God is in charge and had a plan for the Roman Empire. In fact, God used the Roman Empire to spread Christianity in the centuries after Jesus. Even in our broken and troubled world today, God is in charge. 

We hope you all have good weeks and look forward to seeing you at 10.30am on Sunday. 

  • The centre hosts Sporting Edge, an Iindependent School that teaches Excluded young people from years 10 and 11.
  • Urban Generation runs every Tuesday evening 6.00 til 8.00 pm for Young people from 10 yrs of age and older.
  • Gateway to ESOL classes Wednesday in terms time 10.00am to 12.00 noon
  • Monday evening from 6.00pm is Brownies and Guides
  • Karate Club every Wednesday 6.00pm – 9.00pm
  • Zimbabwe Mothers Union every 3rd Saturday of the month 2.00pm – 5.00pm

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